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After 45 years, Stamford law firm moves office

By Paul Schott | Stamford Advocate | STAMFORD, CT (Updated: February 19, 2022) — Trial-law firm Silver Golub & Teitell has announced that it has leased 11,500 square feet across the entire 15th floor of the downtown office tower at 1 Landmark Square. The firm is moving its Stamford offices after 45 years at 184 Atlantic… Read more >


Angelo A. Ziotas & Peter M. Dreyer of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP Recognized as a ‘Lawyer of the Year’ by The Best Lawyers in America 2022

STAMFORD, CT (February 7, 2022) – Angelo A. Ziotas and Peter M. Dreyer, partners at the Connecticut trial law firm of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP, have each been recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022.  Each year, only a single lawyer in each specific practice area and… Read more >


Camilo A. Garcia Named Richard A. Silver Scholar at University of Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (October 26, 2021) — Camilo A. Garcia (pictured with Risa L. Goluboff, Dean of the UVA School of Law) was recently named the Richard A. Silver Scholar at the University of Virginia School of Law.  Garcia is the top student in the Class of 2022, with the highest GPA after two years.  He… Read more >


Eight Attorneys from Silver Golub & Teitell LLP Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2022

STAMFORD, CT (August 23, 2021) — Partners Angelo A. Ziotas & Peter M. Dreyer Each Receive Special Recognition as a Stamford “Lawyer of the Year.”  Eight attorneys from the Stamford trial law firm of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP have been selected by their peers for the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers® in America.… Read more >


Eight Attorneys from Silver Golub & Teitell LLP Selected for The Best Lawyers in New England

STAMFORD, CT (July 14, 2021) — Partners Ernie Teitell & Paul A. Slager Each Receive Special Recognition as a Stamford ‘Lawyer of the Year’ — Eight attorneys from the Stamford trial law firm of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP have been selected by their peers for the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers® in New… Read more >


New Partnerships at Two Firms in Southern Connecticut

By Michael Marciano | Law.com | Connecticut Law Tribune (February 24, 2021) — Attorney Sean McElligott makes a lateral move and a new firm launches in Westport — Sean McElligott Joins Silver Golub & Teitell Stamford-based trial law firm Silver Golub & Teitell has brought on veteran attorney Sean K. McElligott as a partner. Formerly a… Read more >


Silver Golub & Teitell LLP Adds New Partner Sean K. McElligott

STAMFORD, CT (February 18, 2021) – Continuing its steady growth, the Connecticut trial law firm of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP has announced that Sean K. McElligott has joined the firm’s partnership.  Mr. McElligott is an experienced trial lawyer who will focus on representing people who have suffered catastrophic injuries from medical malpractice, dangerous products… Read more >


Ernie Teitell & Paul A. Slager of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP Recognized as ‘Lawyers of the Year’ by The Best Lawyers in America 2021

STAMFORD, CT (January 20, 2021) – Ernie Teitell and Paul A. Slager, partners at the Stamford trial law firm of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP, have each been recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021.  Each year, only a single lawyer in each specific practice area and metropolitan… Read more >


AAJ Education: Establishing Recklesssness in Pool Drowning Cases

I. Recklessness in Pool Cases—Suction Entrapment as an Example Drowning is a horrible way to die. Drowning due to pool drain entrapment is downright terrifying—and it does not have to happen in the first place! There are thousands of unintentional drownings that occur in the United States each year. There is an annual average of… Read more >


Pool Death Causes Legal Ripples

The civil lawsuit against David Lionetti and his Shoreline Pools business promised to be dramatic enough. After all, a security video captured heroic efforts to try to save 6-year-old Zachary Cohn last July from a Greenwich pool installed by Shoreline. Cohn drowned after his arm got caught in a powerful drain pump in the family’s… Read more >


Complaint: Multiple Code Violations Led To Greenwich Child Drowning, January 2008

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The parents of a boy who drowned after his arm got trapped in a powerful suction drain in their swimming pool sued Monday, alleging that the pool violated safety requirements designed in response to a rash of similar tragedies. The lawsuit was filed in Stamford Superior Court by Brian and Karen… Read more >


CEO, Pool Company Plead Guilty in Greenwich Boy’s Drowning

STAMFORD — A pool company president expressed remorse Wednesday in state Superior Court as he pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of criminally negligent homicide stemming from the 2007 drowning death of a 6-year-old Greenwich boy. David Lionetti, 55, also entered a guilty plea on behalf of his company, Stamford-based Shoreline Pools Inc., to the… Read more >


Shoreline Pools and CEO Enter Guilty Pleas in Child’s Pool Drain Entrapment Death

Stamford, Conn. (April 13, 2011) — Shoreline Pools, Inc. and its CEO, David Lionetti, entered guilty pleas at the Stamford Superior Court to day in connection with the tragic drowning death of 6-year-old Zachary Archer Cohn on July 28, 2007, when he became entrapped by the force from the suction of the pool drain.Shoreline Pools… Read more >